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Laura is asking: (2 answers)
I am cooking a pork loin roast tonight. At what temperature should I take it out of the oven? I know that the temp will continue to rise after taking it out but I just don't know by how much. Thanks!

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Last updated: Feb. 27, 2013 7:58 am
Posted: Feb. 27, 2013 7:10 am
 
Answered by: Linda (LMT)
Feb. 27, 2013 7:12 am
I take mine out when it reaches an internal temp of 160 at its thickess part.
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Feb. 27, 2013 7:45 am
Thank you Linda for your help.
 
Answered by: bd.weld
Feb. 27, 2013 7:30 am
145 degrees. I don't like dry pork loin and yes it is safe. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/dining/porks-safe-cooking-temperature-is-lowered.html
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Feb. 27, 2013 7:45 am
That sounds about right to me. I can't stand dry pork or dry meat of any kind for that matter. Thanks!
 
Baking Nana
Feb. 27, 2013 7:57 am
Pork should be cooked to 145. The old standard was 160 - but not any longer.
 
Baking Nana
Feb. 27, 2013 7:58 am
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/news/NR_052411_01/index.asp
 
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